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Historical Events For August - 11

Monday, 29 May 2017

1748  On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  On August - 11 jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on August - 11.  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on August - 11.  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on this day in history.  

1786  On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  


1804  On this day in history francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria  

1805  On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On this day in history david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on this day in history.  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on this day in history.  

1828  On this day in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on August - 11.  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  On this day in history first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on August - 11.  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  On August - 11 nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11 james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On August - 11 birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On August - 11 birth of martin Gerbert, composer  


Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On August - 11 christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.  


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